There’s been a revival of discussion lately on popular forums, including LinkedIn, about the relevance of learning and development as a business entity within a company. Many L&D professionals lament they have been reduced to “order-taking."
By completing a training needs analysis, you can identify the performance gap and figure out if training is the right solution.
“I suppose it is tempting, if the only tool you have is a hammer, to treat everything as if it were a nail,” Abraham Maslow, one of the pioneers in the psychology and training field, once said.
L&D holds an important position in an organization. The quality of the training that L&D creates must not only meet instructional design standards but also the standard of purpose, which we characterize as business or operational goals.
Human resources and L&D departments have key roles to play in leading the digital transformation at their organizations.